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How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 5 Ways

Duke updated on Jul 17, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Whether you are looking to switch from an Android phone to an iPhone or purely share files from Android to iOS, you will know how to do it with the feasible ways provided below.

Method 1. How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Using PC

Support: Photos, videos, music, books, and more

"How can I transfer data from Android to iPhone without WIFI?" If you prefer to transfer from Android to iPhone without Wi-Fi, you can transfer from your Android to iPhone using PC.

As you may know, it's quite easy to transfer data from your Android phone to computer. If you want to move data from Android to iPhone, you just need to take one more step, which is to transfer data from computer to your iPhone. Let me take transferring photos as an example.

First, transfer data from the Android device to PC:

Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer with a USB cable and choose to use USB to "Transfer files".

Step 2. Go to "This PC" > [your device] > "Internal shared storage"  and then you will see all the folders on your Android device.

Step 3. Go to "DCIM" > "Camera" and then copy the photos and videos from your Android phone to the computer.

How to transfer data from Android to PC

Then, copy content from PC to iPhone:

You can transfer photos from PC to iPhone using iTunes. However, if you want to avoid data syncing that is caused by using iTunes, you will need a safe iPhone transfer software, like EaseUS MobiMover. 

EaseUS MobiMover is an iOS content manager that allows you to:

  • Transfer files from computer to iPhone/iPad or vice versa
  • Transfer data from one iPhone/iPad to another
  • Manage iDevice content from a computer

Other than photos, it also supports photos, videos, music, PFDs, books, and more.

To transfer photos from PC to your iPhone:

Step 1. Connect your new iPhone to your PC via a USB cable and tap "Trust This Computer" on your device if a pop-up appears. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to "PC to Phone" on the main interface like the sample image below. Click "Select Files" to start the process of transferring files from PC to iDevice.

how to transfer data from PC to iPhone - step 1

Step 2. Windows File Explorer will now open. You can browse files on your computer, choose the items you want to transfer and then click "Open".

how to transfer data from PC to iPhone - step 2

Step 3. You can preview the selected files on the right pane. If you want to add new items to transfer at this step, click "Add File" or directly drag files and drop to the appointed area. Finally, click "Transfer" to start transferring data from your computer to iPhone at once. Don't disconnect your iPhone while transferring. When the process finished, go to the corresponding location on your iPhone and open the right application to check the synced data. 

how to transfer data from PC to iPhone - step 3

Now you know how to transfer data from Android to iPhone with computer. If you don't have a computer available, read on to see how can you transfer data from Android to iPhone over Wi-Fi.

Method 2. How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Supports: Contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars

Apple's Move to iOS app is quite helpful when it comes to switching from an Android device to an iPhone. It works well to automatically transfer data from your Android to iPhone over the network connection. The content shown above is all transferrable with this app. 

The only drawback is that you can only use this feature while you set up your iPhone. That means if you have set up your iOS device already, you will need to erase the device, which is unwanted in most of the cases. Given that, this method is best suited to the situation in which you need to transfer your Android content to a new iPhone.

Before you start, you need to make sure:

  • You have connected your device to a Wi-Fi network.
  • You plug your devices into power.
  • You have installed the Move to iOS app on your Android device from the Google Play Store. 
  • The content you are going to move will fit on your new iPhone.

If you are ready, follow to learn how to transfer data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS.

Step 1. When you see the Apps & Data screen during the iPhone set up process, choose "Move Data from Android".

Step 2. On your Android device, open the Move to iOS app and tap "Continue".

Step 3. Tap "Agree" after you read the terms and conditions. Then tap "Next" to continue.

Step 4. On your iOS device, tap "Continue" in the Move from Android screen and wait for a code (ten-digit or six-digit) to appear.

Step 5. Enter the code on your Android phone and wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear.

Step 6. On the source device, select the types of content you want to transfer and tap "Next".

Step 7. Wait for the loading bar on your new iPhone to finish.

Step 8. Tap "Done" on your Android device and tap "Continue" on the target device to finish the device setup.

How to transfer data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Method 3. How to Move Data from Android to iPhone via Cloud Service

Supports: Files supported by the service

Cloud storage services enable you to transfer data from Android to iPhone or vice versa wirelessly over a network connection, as long as you have enough space and use the same account. Services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Photos, OneDrive, and more, are all useful to move content from your old Android device to the new iPhone.

The general steps are:

Step 1. Download and install the Android app and iOS app from the Google Play Store and App Store.

Step 2. Sign in to the apps with the same account.

Step 3. Upload the content you're going to transfer from the source device, namely your Android phone.

Step 4. Check the content from the app on your iOS device and download them to your iPhone storage if you need to.

Method 4. How to Transfer Mail/Contacts/Calendars from Android to iPhone via Gmail

If the mail, contacts, and calendars on your Android device are all connected to your Google account, it's quite simple for you to transfer such data from your Android device to iPhone. All you need to do is go to "Settings" > "Passwords & Accounts", tap "Add Account", choose "Google" and enter your Gmail account information. Afterward, turn on data syncing.

How to transfer mail, contacts, and calendars from Android to iPhone via Gmail

Method 5. How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone with Third-Party Software

Thanks to the software provided by some tech companies, it's practical to transfer data from Android to iPhone directly using a computer. By installing the data transfer tool on your computer, you can selectively copy content from Android to iOS to sync all files at once.

There are many tools that help to transfer data between Android and iPhone available on the Internet. If you prefer to use such a tool, search for it using a browser and apply the one you like best to transfer from Android to iPhone.

The Bottom Line

Now you know how can you transfer data from Android to iPhone. Whether you want to sync photos or copy contacts, you can get it done easily with the tips above. Carry out the way best suited to your needs to transfer from Android to iPhone within minutes.